Black-capped Petrel

Pterodroma hasitata

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

BCPE

Code 6

PTEHAS

ITIS

HEAD

Black-capped Petrel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to brownish black.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White and black.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-capped Petrel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 41 cm (16 in)
  • Weight: 278 g (9.8 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black-capped Petrel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: High, erratic, rollercoaster-like arcing flight at sea, especially on steady wings., Springs lightly from the water into flight., Often swoops upward in great arcs above horizon.
  • Wingspan Range: 89-102 cm (35-40 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: White band
  • Upper Tail: White with black tip.
  • Under Tail: White and gray
  • Leg Color: Pink
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X